Monthly Archives: March 2015

Statement from NASW California Chapter on the Proposed Anti-Gay Ballot Initiative

Statement from NASW California Chapter on the Proposed Anti-Gay Ballot Initiative

SACRAMENTO, CA —NASW California Chapter releases the following statement regarding the proposed anti-LGBT ballot initiative, the “Sodomite Suppression Act.”

NASW finds the initiative process flawed in California to allow an inflammatory hate speech initiative proposal to be accepted for the petition process and supports Attorney General Kamala Harris’ efforts to get the court to reject ..Read More…

NASW Disagrees With Santa Clara Employee Services Agency Proposal!

The Santa Clara Board of Supervisors is considering a proposal by the Santa Clara Employee Services Agency to include non-social work masters degrees such as psychology, counseling and gerontology as qualifying educational degrees for the Social Worker Classification. 

NASW doesn’t agree with this proposal and feels it could jeopardize the safety of children, families, ..Read More…

NASW Webinar Registration Now Open!

Specialty Practice Sections (SPS) Webinars

SPS webinars are a free benefit of Sections membership. Learn more about Sections and join at

In April make plans to attend these webinars!


Transformative Leadership and Women: Courage and Hope for the Profession
April 20, 2015
1 CE credit offered


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PQRS Resources for NASW Members

PQRS 2015 Frequently Asked Questions by Clinical Social Workers answers frequently asked PQRS questions by NASW members


What’s New in PQRS 2015 for Clinical Social Workers outlines new policies and procedures for reporting PQRS in 2015

Reporting Requirements for PQRS 2015 for Individual Measures Used by Clinical ..Read More…

Native American Scholarships Available!

NASW-CA Provides $1,000 scholarships to Native American undergraduate or
graduate social work students in California. 

Applications will be accepted until August 31, 2015.

This is the third year of the program and previous awardees are not eligible to apply. Graduate and undergraduate students must be enrolled in a Council on Social ..Read More…

Arthritis Foundation Seeks Volunteer Social Workers

The Arthritis Foundation Pacific Region is seeking the volunteer support of retired
or practicing social workers to be field instructors for our pool of BASW student interns. Your expertise and mentorship is needed in the East Los Angeles office. Mileage and liability insurance reimbursement available.

For more information, please contact Isela Monterrosas at ..Read More…